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The Fifth Sunday after Trinity

The Sunday between 10 and 16 July

16th July 2017

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First Service

Collect One

Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee,
that the course of this world
may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance,
that thy Church may joyfully serve thee
in all godly quietness;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty and everlasting God,
by whose Spirit the whole body of the Church
is governed and sanctified:
Hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people,
that in their vocation and ministry
they may serve you in holiness and truth
to the glory of your name;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

The First Reading

Genesis 25: 19–34 or Isaiah 55:10–13

The Psalm

The Second Reading

Romans 8: 1–11

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 13: 1–9, 18–23

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Post Communion Prayer

Holy and blessed God,
as you give us the body and blood of your Son,
guide us with your Holy Spirit,
that we may honour you not only with our lips
but also with our lives;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading Genesis 25: 19–34
No suggested hymns

(c) Psalm Psalm 119: 105–112 [BSA]
294* Come down, O Love divine
382* Help us, O Lord, to learn
384* Lord, thy word abideth
637* O for a closer walk with God
592* O Love that wilt not let me go
490* The Spirit lives to set us free
603* When we walk with the Lord

(p) 1st Reading Isaiah 55: 10–13 [2LCPr3]
65 At evening when the sun had set
454* Forth in the peace of Christ we go
384* Lord, thy word abideth
710* Sing to God new songs of worship
47* [We plough the fields and scatter]
377 You shall go out with joy

(p) Psalm Psalm 65: (1–7) 8–13 [2LC/Pr25C/HTA]
612* Eternal Father, strong to save
645* Father, hear the prayer we offer
42* Good is the Lord our heavenly King
581* I, the Lord of sea and sky
709* Praise the Lord! you heavens adore him

2nd Reading Romans 8: 1–11
218* And can it be that I should gain
294* Come down, O Love divine
297* Come, thou Holy Spirit, come
319* Father, of heaven, whose love profound
74 First of the week and finest day
353* Give to our God immortal praise
300 Holy Spirit, truth divine
102* Name of all majesty
104* O for a thousand tongues to sing
373* To God be the glory! Great things he has done!

Gospel Matthew 13: 1–9, 18–23
378* Almighty God, your word is cast
413 Father, we thank thee who hast planted
380 God has spoken to his people, alleluia
430 Lord, as the grain which once on upland acres
75* Lord, dismiss us with your blessing
385* Rise and hear! The Lord is speaking

Second Service

Collect One

Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee,
that the course of this world
may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance,
that thy Church may joyfully serve thee
in all godly quietness;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty and everlasting God,
by whose Spirit the whole body of the Church
is governed and sanctified:
Hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people,
that in their vocation and ministry
they may serve you in holiness and truth
to the glory of your name;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

The First Reading

2 Samuel 7: 18–29

The Psalm

Psalms 60, [63]

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Luke 19: 41 – 20: 8

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Post Communion Prayer

Holy and blessed God,
as you give us the body and blood of your Son,
guide us with your Holy Spirit,
that we may honour you not only with our lips
but also with our lives;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

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